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Executive focus: Dennis P. Miller, Accounting center manager, J.C. Penney Co. Inc.

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VITAL STATISTICS

Age: 45.Where born: Los Angeles.

Family: Wife, Carol; sons, Aaron, Clinton, Jonathan.

Education: B.A. accounting, California State University at Fullerton.

Primary products: Retail department store.

Primary markets: United States, Mexico, Chile.

Number of employees: 257,000.

Annual sales: $30 billion.

PERSONALITY PROFILE

First "real" job: Internal auditor, J.C. Penney Co. Inc.

Management style: Participative-team approach.

Strategy for success: Try to listen rather than talk.

A memorable failure: Trying to keep up with the Jones.

Heroes: Wife and father.

Leisure time and hobbies: Boating, reading, skiing.

Favorite book and movie: Book, "Catch 22;" movie, Clint Eastwood Westerns.